Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 20 June 2019

Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 20 June 2019
  • Intrust Super launches micro-investing platform for members

  • LUCRF Super updates insurance premiums

  • BetaShares and Legg Mason launches active ETF

  • BUSSQ increasing admin fees

  • Industry association closes its doors after almost a century

  • APRA imposes licence conditions on AMP Super and board

  • ASIC acts against SMSF advisers

  • Whitebox Trading off the hook

  • Super and retirement calculators soon to include inflation

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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 4 June 2019

Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 4 June 2019
  • Perennial launches active ETF with an ESG strategy

  • Legg Mason launches new ‘deeper green’ ESG fund

  • Moelis Australia launches insto credit fund on the ASX

  • BetaShares launches Indian ETF

  • SSGA to launch ETF model portfolios

  • Alleron IM relaunching brand

  • MLC Life appointed group insurer by Maritime Super

  • Cartel class action launched against major institutional investors

  • Natixis joins Future Females in Finance

  • Sunsuper integrates CBH Super in another merger

  • Blue Sky placed into receivership

  • NAB sells Ausmaq to German group

  • APRA zeroing in on IOOF group companies

  • Aurora fund takeover bid fails

  • Macquarie Securities pays $300,000 penalty

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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 28 February 2018

  • Legg Mason partners with BetaShares
  • ETMF to be launched by Perennial
  • AMP cuts new wholesale fund fees
  • Micro-cap fund launched by Lennox
  • Legg Mason divests cluster bombs and tobacco
  • IOOF and GROW Super partner
  • SMSF administrator acquired by SuperConcepts
  • Acorns plans super fund launch
  • KPMG sells admin business
  • ASIC applies to appoint Superfunded liquidator
  • Four major banks under scrutiny
  • Credit Suisse hiring investigation
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Fund People as at 14 November 2017

  • COBA names new chief executive
  • Silicon Valley consultant hired by ANZ
  • Equip Super appoints new head
  • NAB begins recruiting after announcing job cuts
  • Perennial appoints two heads
  • Legg Mason appoints new head
  • Telstra Super appoints new executive
  • ASIC announces initial Financial Services and Credit Panel members
  • Global chief of State Street to retire
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Fund People as at 28 March 2017

  • Legg Mason appoints head of Sydney office
  • First Super appoints new director
  • AIST has a new CEO
  • REST makes new senior appointments
  • CareSuper appoints deputy chair
  • IOOF appoints new head of technology services
  • Contango directors removed after EGM
  • BTIM head of sales and marketing resigns
  • BTFG CIO departs after disciplinary action
  • Aus equities manager at Willis Towers Watson leaves
  • CBA says goodbye to group chief financial officer
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Fund Product, Company, and Regulatory Updates as at 17 January 2017

  • Legg Mason launches new global bond fund
  • Monash University issues climate bond
  • Virgin's struggling super fund folds
  • Transport Super merges with MyLife MySuper
  • NAB sends 60,000 customer details to porn purveyor by mistake
  • World-first licensing exemptions for Australian fintech companies
  • New accounting standards in place
  • Pershing Securities pays $40,000 in infringements
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Fund Product, Company, and Regulatory Updates as at 27 September 2016

  • Legg Mason launch macro bond fund
  • BetaShares launches Cybersecurity ETF
  • Zurich acquisition of Macquarie approved
  • IRESS acquires Financial Synergy super software provider
  • Westpac changes staff incentives structure
  • Vision Super divests three more carbon companies
  • TA Associates to buy Aus Goldman Sachs Asset Management
  • Westpac refunds $9.2m in fees
  • CBA pays $180,000 in penalties for unlawful/inappropriate overdrafts
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Fund People as at 16 August 2016

  • BTIM appoints two new analysts for global equities boutique
  • Legg Mason appoints Australian head
  • Infocus appoints new non-executive director
  • EISS appoints new CEO
  • AZ NGA appoints financial planning GM
  • BNPP IP appoints head of financial advice
  • ANZ appoints chief economist
  • Perpetual announces internal appointments
  • AMP Capital appoints new chairman
  • BTFG loses its head of alternatives
  • Westpac COO moving on, executive reshuffle
  • First State Super loses CIO
  • 2016 SMSF Award winners announced
  • 2016 FEAL Fund Executive of the Year Award
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